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Faith Space 4 Systems Thinking 3 4 90 --3 virtual weeklies, 90-minutes each-- are periodic experiential learning events building on the co-influential nature of relationships. Healthy relationships are rooted in mutual affirming and challenging each person to be her or his best self more often. The cost is only a $5.00 registration fee for each session. June 20th, 27th, 2018 (the June 13 session has been cancelled) - Wednesdays, 8:30-10:00 pm - ‘Presence and Functioning’ November 6th, 13th, 20th, 2018…
Welcome to MARCHA 2018 In a time when many forces threaten to pull us apart and of much uncertainty about the future, we hear God’s call to imagine a Way Forward, United in our Diversity. At this year’s gathering, we will come together for meaningful times of worship, fellowship, learning, and generative conversations about how to cultivate genuine unity that honors and celebrates our multi-faceted diversity so that we can be a witness of Christ love, mercy and justice in…
SAVE THE DATE!
2018 School For Pastoral Ministry
Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI
We hope you can join us for this years,
School for Pastoral Ministry presentation of
"Never too Anything: to be in ministry"
Featuring: Mary Miller & Rev. Audrey Warren
You're invited to meet the new Midwest District Superintendent, Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford and see the new Midwest District and MI Conference West offices!
The General Board of Global Ministries will be in Detroit September 27-30 at Cass Community Social Services for Earthkeepers Training Global Ministries EarthKeepers equips United Methodist laity and clergy to develop or deepen environmental initiatives in their communities. EarthKeepers may have professional experience in science, environment and/or ministry fields, or they may be engaged in religious or environmental work as volunteers. Training Topics • Eco-theology basics • Strategies for social change • How to discuss challenging issues • United Methodist entry…
The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts presents the Michael Hawn! Bring your worship team to hear the wit and wisdom of Michael Hawn.
Administrative Assistants Fall Retreat: "Grace in Transition" Guest Speaker: Marlene Lawson Find out more >>>
FALL 2018 ⇒ Grand Haven Dunes UMC
Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 from 7-9pm
Basic Coach Training - October 8-9, 2018 change, systems, conflict...for good. Basic Coach Training 2018 is a 2-day, in-person learning to help someone identify and clarify action plans to accomplish whatever that someone decides and is designed for friends, followers, leaders, colleagues, helpers and supervisors. Coaching is the art of asking open-ended questions that begin with “what,” “when,” “where” and “how.” The event will be held at St. Francis Retreat Center, DeWitt MI (north of Lansing). The $40 registration fee includes…
The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center will be offering their Basic Mediation Skills Institute training at the Utica United Methodist Church from May 13-17, 2019. "The institute includes lectures, discussion, and guided practice in role-plays. Active and practical in focus, the sessions emphasize hands-on skills training and real-life role-plays based on the kinds of conflicts faced by participants." This is the kind of training virtually all new clergy would benefit from, and build upon for years of successful ministry. For more…
Discounted early-bird registration is underway for YOUTH 2019, the national gathering for United Methodist youth and their leaders next year in Kansas City that promises four days of discipleship, worship, Bible study, service opportunities and life-changing fun. YOUTH 2019, with the theme Love Well, will feature big-name musical artists, excellent United Methodist speakers and many learning opportunities for youth grades 6-12 and their leaders. The event is sponsored every four years by Young People’s Ministries (YPM), a unit of Discipleship…